Fashion

Footwear

The Best Photos from Sneaker Week PDX 2022

The annual event, taking place August 4–10, brings out the city’s most cultured and creative enthusiasts in the footwear industry.

08/09/2022 By Dalila Brent

Sustainable Shopping

6 New Vintage Stores Make Old School Cool

These new-to-Portland shops give us the lowdown on how they do vintage—the old-fashioned way.

07/28/2022 By Shannon Daehnke

Style

Craft Work: Portland Clothing Line Maya Meyer

Designer Maya Dahlgreen dropped her day job for a new fashion line with salvaged fabrics, inclusive sizing (maternity, too!), and ethical production.

03/23/2022 By Shannon Daehnke

Q&A

How Will Portland's Fashion Scene Rebound Post-COVID?

After a treacherous year for the fashion community, we asked major players what the city and state could do to help get them back on track.

06/08/2021 By Eden Dawn

Fashion History

A Stitch in Time

A look at three centuries of Portland's fashion scene and its impact on the world.

03/22/2021 By Eden Dawn Illustrations by Sarah Donofrio

Lookbook

This Dreamy New Lingerie Lookbook Looks Like Pre-Raphaelite Paintings

Local lingerie company Jane's Vanity teamed up with photographer and collage artist, Mindy Byrd, for stunning new editorial photos.

12/12/2020 By Eden Dawn

Fashion

Get an Instant Glow-Up with These Local Earrings

Make a statement on your next Zoom meeting.

10/04/2020 By Eden Dawn

Fashion

Vanishing Higher-Ed Hasn’t Put a Damper on These Portland Fashion Schools

The colleges have closed, but the options for getting a fashion industry education in town abound.

10/04/2020 By Eden Dawn

The Weekenders

Spring Fashion: Dreaming of Style and Adventures

One day we will again pack our bags with locally made looks, from silk jammies to varsity jackets.

04/24/2020 Styled by Eden Dawn Photography by Christopher Dibble

Q & A

The Montenegro Sisters Want You to Fix Your Clothes Instead of Tossing Them

The duos new book Mending Life walks newbie sewers through the process of mending their clothing in visible, stylish ways.

03/04/2020 By Eden Dawn

(Re)Emerging Designer

Portland Fashion Veteran Elizabeth Dye Is Doing Whatever the Hell She Wants

After 20 years in the city's fashion scene, the wedding gown designer embraces color.

02/25/2020 By Eden Dawn Photography by Christopher Dibble

Spotlight

Meet the Stylist Behind the Portland-designed Oscar Dress

Learn how Scarlet Chamberlin creates red carpet moments for Hollywood from PDX.

02/20/2020 By Kyle Sosa

Fashion Show

Portland's Latest Lingerie Looks Revealed at the Annual Unmentionable Fashion Show

Check out all our favorite under things from the night.

02/10/2020 By Eden Dawn

Sneaker Wave

This Portland Shop Is the Holy Grail for Vintage Nike Gear Collectors

The Culture PDX is a vintage wonderland of 750-plus Nike pieces.

10/16/2019 By Jordan Michelman

Fashion Editorial

Dress Up That Wardrobe with Big and Bold Accessories

From bondage-inspired leather looks to high-end gemstones to cheap vintage finds, local shops and designers have the perfect baubles.

09/23/2019 Styled by Eden Dawn Photography by George Barberis Illustrations by Joan LeMay

Fashion

Car Krush Merges Classic Cars, Fashion, and All-Around Badassed-ness

The collective of local women and nonbinary folks is hosting a raucous car show/block party this August.

07/24/2019 By Eden Dawn Photography by Holly Andres

Style Spotlight

In the Age of Amazon, Local Boutique Garnish Hits an Impressive 15-Year Milestone

The womenswear boutique specializes in fancy frocks, shopping parties, and giving back.

07/24/2019 By Eden Dawn

Style Spotlight

Mink Boutique Aims to Makes Sustainability Sexy

As the Southeast Portland shop turns 12, they reiterate their goal: they want you to keep their dresses forever and ever and ever.

05/16/2019 Edited by Shayla Norris-York

Style Spotlight

This Shirt Is Made from All Your Old Shirts

Marine Layer's new upcycled collection doesn't use water, chemicals, or dyes. Plus, it's cute.

05/06/2019 By Eden Dawn

Insider’s Guide 2019: Fashion

An Emmy-Winning Costume Designer Reveals Her Must-Hit Portland Style Spots

Portlandia vet and Psychic Bar co-owner Amanda Needham steers us through the city’s style scene.

03/26/2019 By Fiona McCann